October 22, 2018

POILIEVRE: Trudeau gets Trumped

BY PIERRE POILIEVRE The media loves a good soap opera between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump. The latest came in last-week’s Washington Examiner, which reported that a top White House official called Trudeau the “little punk kid running Canada.” Despite this on-going theatre between the President and the Prime Minister, the two have a surprising list of …

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October 19, 2018

Conservative Shadow Finance Minister responds to the Annual Financial Report of the Government of Canada 2017-2018

Ottawa-October 19, 2018 Today’s Finance Canada report confirms Justin Trudeau is running another deficit twice the size he promised and there is no end in sight. In fact, the Liberals are set to smash through their promise of a balanced budget by next year. According to the government’s latest projection, this will not happen for another quarter century. These deficits …

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October 19, 2018

Le ministre du Cabinet fantôme conservateur responsable des Finances commente le Rapport financier annuel du gouvernement du Canada 2017-2018

Ottawa – 19 Cctobre 2018 Le Rapport de Finances Canada d’aujourd’hui confirme que Justin Trudeau accuse un autre déficit deux fois plus élevé que promis et qu’il n’y a pas de fin en vue. En fait, les libéraux devraient aussi briser leur promesse d’équilibrer le budget d’ici l’année prochaine—selon les dernières prévisions du gouvernement, ça n’arrivera pas avant un quart …

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July 18, 2018

Local Businesses Shouldn’t Have to Pay for Justin Trudeau’s Reckless Spending: Poilievre

OTTAWA, ON – Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance, the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, today issued the following statement marking the one year anniversary of the Liberal government’s attack on local businesses: “It’s been a year since Prime Minister Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau first launched their attack on local businesses to pay for their out-of-control spending and entrepreneurs still aren’t …

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July 10, 2018

Small businesses still need to keep guard against Trudeau tax hikes

GUEST COLUMN: Small businesses still need to keep guard against Trudeau tax hikes By Pierre Poilievre and Michelle Rempel “What a relief,” sighed many small business owners after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Bill Morneau finally began backtracking from their massive new tax increases last fall. The original Liberal proposals, rolled out in the middle of last summer, …

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July 9, 2018

Trudeau failed to prep Canada for the economic storm clouds

GUEST COLUMN: Trudeau failed to prep Canada for the economic storm clouds By Pierre Poilievre, Special to Postmedia Network When Justin Trudeau became the captain of Canada’s economic ship, the sun was shining. An accelerating world economy led by our biggest trading partner’s roaring recovery, a booming Canadian residential market and a 70% increase in oil prices to boost our resource-driven …

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June 7, 2018

Government Votes Down Bill to Allow Workers with Disabilities to Keep their Earnings

OTTAWA—JUNE 6, 2018 Official Opposition Shadow Finance Minister Pierre Poilievre said that he will continue to fight for workers on disability assistance after the government voted down his private member’s bill today. The Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities Act would have addressed the “welfare wall” by ensuring that workers on disability did not lose more in taxes and government clawbacks …

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March 8, 2018

Liberal Tax Hike on Local Businesses May Cost Twice What Minister Morneau Claimed

The Parliamentary Budget Officer’s latest report revealed that small businesses will end up paying at least half a billion more under new rules   OTTAWA, ON – Conservative Shadow Minister for Finance, the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, today responded to a new report from the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) which found that the Liberal government’s latest tax changes will cost local …

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March 5, 2018

Man who hired over 1000 people with disabilities backs the Opportunity Act

OTTAWA, ON – Today Carleton Member of Parliament Pierre Poilievre announced that Randy Lewis, a former Senior Vice President of Walgreens who employed over 1000 workers with disabilities, endorses the Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities Act:   “I am pleased to announce today that Randy Lewis has endorsed the Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities Act, which will allow workers with …

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February 5, 2018

The Opportunity Act

Opportunity Act Empowers Workers with Disabilities to Get Ahead Bill Seeks to Remove Taxes & Clawbacks that punish work FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        February 5, 2018   OTTAWA, ON —Today Pierre Poilievre, the Official Opposition Shadow Finance Minister, introduced a bill to ensure that Canadians with disabilities can gain more from working than they lose to taxes and clawbacks. The bill responds …

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